Here are some of the top headlines from other news sites around Southwest and Southside:


Montgomery County tax rate to stay the same or be lowered. — The Roanoke Times.

Danville may consider different way of funding school system. — Danville Register and Bee.

Abingdon town council member dies. — Bristol Herald Courier.

Farmville Mayor David Whitus won’t seek re-election. — Farmville Herald.

New traffic configuration proposed for U.S. 220 in Botetourt County at entrance to Greenfield business park. — WDBJ-TV.


Prospective aviation students hear first-hand experiences at Averett University. — Danville Register and Bee.

Drone demonstration at elementary school in Halifax County as part of introducing students to possible careers. — Halifax Gazette-Virginian.


Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office collecting body armor for Ukraine. — WDBJ-TV and WSET-TV.


Boil water notice issued for large part of Wise County. — WCYB-TV.

“Grandmother of Juneteenth” speaks at Virginia Tech. — The Roanoke Times.

Roanoke’s Roger Ayers will be one of NCAA Final Four referees. — WSLS-TV.